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‘Leading from the back’ is no remedy for India-Pakistan nuclear standoff

As the presidency of Barack Obama recedes into history, there’s a geopolitical canard in vogue that suggests the old rules of deterrence and balance of power don’t work. Great powers, it goes, should “lead from behind,” and Russian President Vladimir Putin should get a bright red “reset” button as a symbol of new relations with […]

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